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Anything Sweet & More Cafe is located on the south side of historic Downtown Square in Winterset, Iowa. Originally, we opened in February 2012 as a pastry, bread, pie, & sweet shop. In March 2012 we began serving hot, homemade entrees & soups & fresh, made-to-order sandwiches and paninis, along with our delicious desserts. We are a popular lunch cafe for both area residents & tourists, as well as a meeting & dining place for several local clubs & groups. Our menu changes seasonally, with selections celebrating Italian, German, & American heritage with an emphasis on comfort foods. We are happy to accommodate special requests -- vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, or other customer requests are our
PRICE RANGE
$5 - $14
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Italian, German, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Table Service
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Reviewed October 9, 2019

Pretty darn good food. They try to do some things, outside the box that are fun. Murder mystery dinners and things like that. Their hours can change and sometimes finding them open can be a difficult task.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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VinsenJoelAlan, Owner at Anything Sweet & More Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2019

We appreciate that you took the time to review Anything Sweet & More Cafe. It's difficult to own a small business with minimum staff, so when we have a server or staff member who is sick or has a personal emergency, there are occasional times...More

Reviewed January 16, 2019

We were in the area and thought we should visit the bridges. Stopped here around noon for lunch. This town must fill up during the summer as we were the only two in the restaurant on this Saturday. I had the tuna melt which they...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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VinsenJoelAlan, Owner at Anything Sweet & More Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2019

Hello, Bruce ~ Thank you very much for taking time to give us this great review - your review helps us provide excellent food and excellent service. We're glad you liked our tuna melt - yes, made to order, from scratch, and the turkey bacon-ranch...More

Reviewed October 26, 2018

It was cold and we wanted hot soup for lunch. Most of Winterset seems to close on Monday and Tuesday. This place was a find. Stephanie greeted us with a big smile and welcomed us. We felt at home. About midway through our meal, we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Vinsen Joel A, Owner at Anything Sweet & More Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to review Anything Sweet & More Cafe! We really appreciate feedback from our guests and we treat our guests like family. We love that you liked the smiles you got, and we love that you found great...More

Reviewed October 6, 2018

Like she advertises, I was able to call in and a few hours later come in with my family and have a surprise birthday dinner for my dad. We had a magnificent 3 course meal! Salad with your choice of dressing. Chicken or Scallop and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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VinsenJoelAlan, Owner at Anything Sweet & More Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Anything Sweet & More Cafe. A delayed reply here - apologies for that! Being part of your special celebration makes us happy; all of our guests are considered family : -) Lisa is an incredible...More

Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

On a recent stay in Carlisle we decided to visit the covered bridges in Winterset, arriving around 11. Little did we realize there was no place in Winterset that serves breakfast at that time. Resigning ourselves to donuts and such we stopped in at Anything...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Vinsen Joel A, Owner at Anything Sweet & More Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2018

Thank you so very much for taking the time to review Anything Sweet & More Cafe. One of the joys of owning our own cafe - Lisa being the creative chef - is that we can cook almost anything for anyone, and Lisa is always...More

Reviewed August 19, 2018

This place was just a bit disorienting inside to me. I am still not real sure that we got what we thought we had ordered, but it was decent enough. The prices are modest. It is convenient, being on the square.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Vinsen A, Owner at Anything Sweet & More Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

As management, if you experienced any issues at Anything Sweet & More Cafe, I would have appreciated it if during your visit you had brought up any concerns to your server or management: if you don't say anything about a concern you have, we can't...More

Reviewed August 17, 2018

After visiting John Wayne's museum & house we were looking for someplace to have a light lunch and came across Anything Sweet & More Café. The name is a bit misleading because it mentioned ethnic comfort food which we did not find but the sandwiches...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Vinsen A, Owner at Anything Sweet & More Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Thank you very much for visiting Anything Sweet & More Cafe, and thank you for taking the time to review us. We think maybe we were out of our specials when you visited, because we usually have Italian, German, & American entrees available. Again, THANK...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

We popped in after visiting the John Wayne museum. There were 2 adults and 3 teenagers. The owner came out and chatted away a couple of times. The cafe provides chalk to write on the tablecloth - that was a hit with all of us....More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Vinsen A, Owner at Anything Sweet & More Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Hello, Heather - Thank you very much for visiting Anything Sweet & More Cafe! We appreciate you taking time to write a review (and a good one!). We take pride in making all of our food fresh and to-order. Thank you again! Lisa and I...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

I had a delish sandwich and a BIG glass of iced tea on a very hot day - homey, handmade, served with love - a great little local place.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Vinsen A, Owner at Anything Sweet & More Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Hello - Thank you very much for visiting Anything Sweet & More Cafe! We appreciate you taking time to write a review (and a good one!). We take pride in making all of our food fresh and to-order, and yes, it's served with love :...More

Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

We had a weekday lunch and there wasn’t anyone else there. We had two paninis, a grilled cheese and the pasta special. Food was delicious and unique. They were out of some of the chips originally ordered. Each meal came with dessert which was also...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Vinsen A, Owner at Anything Sweet & More Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2018

Hello, Kimberly ~ Thank you for visiting Anything Sweet & More Cafe, and thank you for your review; we appreciate that you took the time to review us. Yes, we're out of one of our chip selections - our wholesaler is excellent but sometimes we...More

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